January 2012 Blog Posts (8)

Robert Frank at Wellesley, 1975

Photo by Abe Frajndlich

Added by Stuart Alexander on January 26, 2012 at 9:24am — No Comments

Theo Angelopoulos (1935-2012)

From The Weeping Meadow (2004)

Added by Stuart Alexander on January 25, 2012 at 3:49am — No Comments

Yet to Come XVI

Added by Stuart Alexander on January 23, 2012 at 2:20am — No Comments

Billy Monk

Billy Monk was the bouncer in a club called the Catacombs in South Africa. This photo was made in 1968.

His photographs were virtually unknown until 1982 when they were rediscovered. Billy was tragically killed in a fight when he was on his way to see his first exhibition.

To see all the…

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Added by Stuart Alexander on January 15, 2012 at 1:35am — No Comments

Sam Rivers (1923-2011)

Photo by Joey Harrison

For more photos by Joey of Sam Rivers, Roscoe Mitchell, Malachi Favors and others that we used to see with regularity in mid-Michigan in the 1970s check out his Flickr pages:…

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Added by Stuart Alexander on January 6, 2012 at 1:11am — No Comments

Josef Skvorecky (1924-2012)

Czech author, Josef Skvorecky with Marie Vasakova-Stichova in 1949

Added by Stuart Alexander on January 4, 2012 at 9:50am — No Comments

The Enchanted Island

What is more perfect for a Baroque opera than to have Placido Domingo as Neptune. Last week I saw the final dress rehearsal at the Metropolitan Opera and can recommend it highly to lovers of Baroque music and opera. Check out the video.…

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Added by Stuart Alexander on January 3, 2012 at 1:03am — No Comments

Happy New Year 2012!!

Added by Stuart Alexander on January 1, 2012 at 3:09am — No Comments

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